About Us

Our Story: Values and Vision Behind Our Practice

The Bill Connor Law Firm, founded and led by Bill Connor, a retired Army Colonel and seasoned attorney, is deeply rooted in Christian ethics and committed to delivering justice. The firm specializes in various legal areas like personal injury, estate planning, and veteran affairs, reflecting Bill’s diverse legal and military expertise. Their approach is client-focused, ensuring personalized and ethical legal representation. The firm’s dedication extends beyond the courtroom, with active community involvement and leadership in various organizations, embodying their ethos of service and integrity.



Team Excellence: Upholding Values and Expertise

The team at The Bill Connor Law Firm is united in its dedication to ethical practice, professionalism, and Christian values. They bring diverse expertise to the firm, ensuring comprehensive legal services. This blend of professional skills and shared values ensures that every client receives empathetic and effective legal representation, upholding the firm’s commitment to justice and community service.

At The Bill Connor Law Firm, we specialize in a diverse range of legal areas, including personal injury, estate planning, and veteran affairs. The firm is committed to providing high-quality legal representation. Led by Bill Connor, a retired Army Colonel with a rich legal and military background, the firm is known for its client-focused approach and strong community involvement, aiming to deliver justice and support to its clients.

Meet Our Team

The Faces Behind The Bill Connor Law Firm

Attorney Bill Connor

Bill Connor is first and foremost a Christian and a devoted family man. He has been married to his lovely wife, Susan, for over three decades. Together, they are blessed with three beautiful children: Peyton, Brenna, and Will, and two wonderful grandsons, William and John Paul.

Bill’s dedication to service extends to his military career. He joined the Army in 1990, serving over a decade as a Regular Army Infantry Officer. After transitioning to a reservist, Bill pursued and earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of South Carolina. As an attorney, he boasts an “AV Preeminent” rating, reflecting his high ethical standards and commitment to excellence.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Civil litigation
  • Business Law
  • General practice law

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 2006
  • Federal Bar, 2006



  • JD, Juris Doctor, University of South Carolina, 2005
  • MSS, Master Of Strategic Studies, US Army War College, 2018
  • BA, History, The Citadel, 1990

Professional Associations

  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Military Service

  • Regular Army Infantry Officer, 1990–2002
  • Colonel, USAR 30 Years Total service
  • Senior US advisor to Helmand province, Afghanistan (2007 – 2008)

Senior Paralegal: Douglas Thomas

Douglas Thomas spent three decades serving Orangeburg and nearby communities in the Orangeburg Post Office, including eight years charge over the Business Mail Entry Unit. Since then he has managed one of the Regional Medical Center’s cardiology offices, with three providers and nine support personnel.

His experiences and relationships built in this time have provided him with skills and knowledge of area services that support Bill Connor Law in serving clients in problem-solving and case settlement.

Shannon Swann: Legal Secretary

Shannon Swann is a native of St. Matthews, Shannon has spent 20 years in customer service roles in the Orangeburg and St. Matthews area culminating her appointment as Legal Secretary in the Bill Connor Law Firm in January 2023.

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